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Gift-giving at a wedding is always a little tricky. Is giving money tacky, even though you know that's all anyone ever really wants? You should at least give as much as it cost to have you attend the reception, right? (Unless of course you went to Kim and Kanye's; no one needs to help chip in for that flower wall no matter how cool it was.)

"Where's My Money?" - a bride's story
"Where's My Money?" - a bride's story

For one woman who attended the wedding of an ex-colleague, it became a straight-up negotiation. The woman gave what seems like a generous enough gift, but then came home to find an email from the newlyweds asking for more money.